200 WaD Writing Competition - Final details

Published on Nov 3, 2019

First community event. 200 WaD Writing Competition # 1

Starts November 15th
Ends - November 20th

-  200-250 words only.
Less than 200 or over 250 will be disqualified from the competition.

Who can qualify - Minimum 10: 

Current day streak: 10+ ?  OR
Total posts: 10+ ? 

The judging criteria -

The following components will be used to evaluate the winner.  ?
The details of the criteria below are available in this post.

    Creativity ---------------------------- 40%
          •  Does the writing depict a compelling and memorable story?

    Descriptive language -------------- 20%
         •  Does this writing leaves the reader with a vivid mental picture?

   “Wow!” factor  ----------------------  20%
          •  Does this piece “wow” the reader for any reason?

    Spelling/Grammar/Structure ---- 10%
         •  Does the language used in the content reflect correct grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, and spelling?

    Clarity of Expression -------------   5%
         •  Does everything makes sense and readers don't get lost or have to reread passages to figure out what's going on?

   Adherence to Topic  ----------------   5%
        •  Does the content match and address the topic?


  TOTAL:  ----------------------------  100%

Winners Selection:

Judges Choice - Our contest judges will use the criteria above to select the winner.  
Popular vote: Count of the votes cast by members of this community. 

So far we have 11 writers who have expressed interest in participating :


The title:
Ice breaker - Describe yourself to someone new for the first time.

Let's do this!!